## Card Games

Card games have always been popular in one way or another. From standard playing cards to newer games such as Pokémon, Exploding Kittens and even a card version of Monopoly (Monopoly Deal), cards help us…

## Grid Games

Grids are really important structures in maths, our society in general and so it should be no surprise to find them being a major feature in games. In some cases the grids have rows and…

## Combinatorial Games

Combinatorial Games are a group of games that don’t involve any elements of chance such as dice or cards. They are based purely on the skill of the player. As such they are really good…

## Track Games – Other ways of representing numbers

Tracks were one of my earliest regular forms of addition practice. I remember, especially with Monopoly, figuring out that number bonds to 10s would help me work out where my piece would land more quickly….

## Dice and Spatial Reasoning

We generally think of dice as a way of generating a random number but dice are actually interesting shapes, even more so than just the cube (or other solid) that they are created from. This…

## Dice Games

Dice are the way we add the force of chance into our games. In fact with out this force many games would not be fun at all. It’s only by not knowing what the outcome…

## Autumn Leaves

As we head towards winter, there is one part of the changing times that adds colour to our lives. Leaves. Actually, they add a whole lot more of course so this week we looked at…

## Up the Mountain

This week’s online club challenges found us looking at different ways a person could get up a mountain. If you would like to try these challenges in our online maths clubs, visit https://online.roots2grow.org/ and book…

## Navigating the Ocean

This week’s online club challenges took us on a voyage of the ocean to discover some of the wonders that you can find there. If you would like to try these challenges in our online…

## The Life of a River

This week in our online maths clubs, in honour of World Rivers Day, we are looking at some of the maths that you might find along the course of a river and other puzzles inspired…